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CBS
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
: terrell, thank you. the man president obama wants as the central intelligence agency had his confirmation hearing today. john brennan's testimony was bankrupt several times by protesters who object to u.s. drone strikes overseas. brennan was the architect of that program. among those killed by the strikes was an american citizen who was a member of al qaeda in yemen. bob orr followed the hearing today. >> reporter: as president obama's top counter-terrorism adviser, john brennan has overseen a five-fold increase in drone strikes against suspected terrorists. brennan today told the senate intelligence committee those strikes are critical for national security, but brennan said he'd rather capture terrorists than kill them. >> we only take such actions as a last resort to save lives when there's no other alternative to taking an action that's going to mitigate that threat.ep >> reporter: brennan defended a policy permitting americans to be targeted if they're actively plotting with al qaeda. oregon senator ron wyden objected. >> it's the idea of giving any president unfettered power to kill
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
, and on the streets. it will be a difficult monday morning. lester? >> eric fisher, thanks. >>> on tuesday night, president obama will deliver the first state of the union address of his second term. and despite all the attention that gun violence and immigration have been getting in recent weeks, the economy will be the president's major theme. we have more on this tonight from nbc white house correspondent peter alexander. hi, peter. >> reporter: hi, lester. good evening to you. unlike his inaugural address last month, senior advisers to the president say that his state of the union address will be more specific, more policy and agenda oriented, as the president charts out his proposed course for the next year. heading into his fifth annual address before congress tuesday night, senior administration officials say mr. obama will focus on jobs and the economy, echoing familiar themes about strengthening the nation's middle class. >> our economy grows when everybody's getting a fair shot and everybody's getting a fair shake. >> reporter: the president, advisers say, will emphasize the value of s
ABC
Feb 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
on that in just a few minutes. >> thanks so much. president barack obama will deliver his state of the union address. gun control is one of the issues he's expected to talk about. tom ramsey joins me with what some local people are hoping to hear. >> these are nervous times around the dc area because the looming big budget cuts of the government could hurt the local economy. we asked them, what do you want to hear from the president? after spending time on issues from guns to gay rights to immigration, the president is expected on tuesday night to focus largely on one thing. >> the economy will be central. >> people like lisa claiborne want to hear something that will increase optimism. >> consumer confidence is huge. if people do not feel confident they will not go and buy something. >> the president is expected to talk about the sequestration battle -- across the board cuts will hit march 1 if he and congress cannot reach a alternative. it will likely hit the dc area harder than anybody -- anywhere else. democrats predict nationwide job losses. >> 600,000 people out of work. this will incr
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
are now diplomats. so we'll go there some other time. doug, thanks very much. >> heather: meantime, first lady michelle obama is paying final respects to a teenager whose death brought national attention to the staggering gun violence. she was killed in a case of mistaken identity in a suspected gun dispute. her death happened days after she performed with her high school team at one of president obama's inauguration events. mrs. obama met with the family before the service. >> gregg: a flood of refugees fleeing out of syria. they are estimating a 5,000 people a day fleeing the violence and sheltering in neighboring countries. we take a look inside the refugee camps. here is greg palkot reporting from turkey. >> reporter: just behind those hills, syria and all the folks here have left. we are in a refugee camp and 13,500 people are in a sprawling facility. it's a pretty good place. i have containers to live in satellite dishes and even a store, but there is danger all around and security all around, too. >> the people want to go back to t's so bad, they stay here. >> this is a turkish ref
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
authorities for saving the boy. >> thank you. >> new this morning, president obama is enjoying a high approval rating with hispanics, a poll shows 70 percent of hispanics now approve of the president's job performance, down 5 percent from december but still ahead of what the president polls during the middle of his re-election campaign last summer. the poll comes as the president starts the push for immigration reform. >> we will see a change in the weather starting this morning. >> it is milder. mike has the forecast. >> absolutely. let's get to it at 6:18, the bay bridge shows they are not practicing with the lights. it was beautiful to watch. we will see the clouds looking to the port of oakland. the clouds are showing up on live doppler 7 hd but no radar runs reinforcing the air is tie dry for rain. the clouds have kept temperatures up this morning and as they move in, the high clouds will keep our sunshine dim during the afternoon hours and that will hold temperatures close to average if not cooler than yesterday. 41 in antioch for the low end and 50 on the high end and antioch is the onl
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
: still a mystery. sharyl, thank you very much. we learned today that president obama overruled his entire national security team when he decided not to arm the syrian rebels fighting the assad dictatorship. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta told a senate commit they he, former secretary of state hillary clinton and former cia director david petraeus all advised the president to ship weapons to the rebels. the president said he decide against it out of concern that the arms would find their way to terrorists. a fischerman caught a great white shark and then his troubles really began. that's just ahead.en it helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ ♪ fixodent, and forget it. the machine showed me a map of my feet and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. if you're living with moderate to severe crohn's disease, and it feels like your life revolves around y
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 9:20am EST
a pleasure. >> okay, stuart thanks. stuart: president obama expected to use executive orders for things like climate change, immigration. how far can he go with that strategy? well, the judge has a few ideas on that and he is next. i'm a conservative investor. but that doesn't mean i don't want to make money. i love making money. i try to be smart with my investments. i also try to keep my costs down. what's your plan? ishares. low cost and tax efficient. find out why nine out of ten large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money a
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
embarrass the obama administration. >> greta: senator, thank you, sir. let us know if you get a reply to yours and senator leahy's letter. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> greta: and straight ahead, an accused cop killer leaving behind a chilling manifesto. what does he have to say to tim tebow, first lead michelle obama, and former secretary of state hillary clinton in that manifesto? that's next. officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: domain name, website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 but there is one source with a wealth of etf knowledge tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all in one place. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 introducing schwab etf onesource™. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 it's one source w
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
it can to make voting a right not an obstacle course. that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politicsnation" with al sharpton starts right now. >>> thanks, chris. and thanks to you for tuning in. i'm live in los angeles. tonight's lead. fighting for fairness. president obama threw down the gauntlet to republicans today demanding they move quickly to stop devastating budget cuts that could damage the economy and throw hundreds of thousands of people out of work. these are automatic cuts the congress agreed to. and they're going to go into effect in three weeks unless lawmakers act now. the president is fighting the republicans cut, cut, cut obsession. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. deep cuts to things like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. and it will slow down our recovery. it's not the right thing to do for the economy. it's not the right thing for folks out there still looking for work. our economy right now is headed in the right direction. and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am PST
pursuit of truth. >> that has to be the last word. thank you very much. >>> right now president obama's preparing for his first official trip at president to israel. will it be enough to repair his rocky relationship with prime minister netanyahu. former israeli embassador to the united nations, dan gillamen weighs in. gentlemen, valentine's day is less than four days away. coming up, how you can really outdo yourself this year without breaking the bank. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. progress-oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your progress-oh! story on facebook. people are saying "progress-oh!" we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much. i appreciate it. i'll be right back. they didn't take
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
>>. >> jon: we talked about this still photo earlier. president obama shooting a shotgun at unseen pigeon at camp david. now, we have the real video thanks to david letterman. >> the white house released footage of president obama. [ laughter ] that is right. actual footage, president obama skeet shooting at the white house. look at this. actual tooth aj. >> jon: that is how it is done. that is news watch. thanks to our panel this week. i'm jon scott. thanks for joining us. see you next week for another edition of fox news watch. >>. >> gregg: i'm greg generator and welcome to a brand-new hour inside america's news headquarters. >> heather: i'm heather childers. >> a stark warning for a top senator coming to the president's defense and c.i.a. nominee. he says the obama administration must be more forthcoming on benghazi or else. >> i don't think we should allow brennan to go forward with the c.i.a. directorship, hagel to be confirmed as secretary of defense until the white house gives us an accounting, did the president ever pick up the phone and call anyone into the libyan governm
FOX Business
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am EST
the budget battles in washington. dennis: thank you, peter barnes. the obama administration has gone to extraordinary lengths to fix the housing crisis, programs that help the faulting homeowners stay in their homes and refinance underwater mortgages, multibillion-dollar find on banks over alleged foreclosure errors but have those government efforts slowed down recovery they were supposed to help? joining us is former chairman of president obama's council of economic advisers austan goolsbee now professor at the university of chicago school of business. thanks for being with us. what do you say? what you think of these programs? some people in the real business world think it got in a way of recovery. >> that sounds to me a little out there. i think the amount the government can do to fix a $20 trillion market is somewhat limited and we have seen that in -pa lot of areas but to say the efforts taken by the government broadly defined, not the administration but a lot of things done by the fed and others that they actually hurt the housing market is pretty inaccurate. dennis: did it ke
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00am PST
. thanks, tahman. >>> gun control, of course, is a top priority for the president. mr. obama took his message on the road yesterday, with a visit to a minneapolis police station. here's abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: faced with an uphill battle in congress, the president took his campaign for new gun control measures on the road. >> we're not going to wait until the next newtown. >> reporter: the central component of the president's plan is requiring virtually anybody buying a gun to get a background check. but the audience in minneapolis has seen that that's not enough. last september, just a few miles from where the president spoke, minnesota suffered its worst ever mass shooting. the local sheriff met with president obama and believes the current system simply misses too much. >> we've identified gaping holes in the background checks. it's really become what is america's dirty little secret about these background checks. >> reporter: last year, there were nine mass killings in the u.s. eight of the gunmen had a history of mental illness. background check is only as good as the d
ABC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am PST
there. >> interest in the stand off extended beyond alabama and president obama praised authorities for saving the little boy. >> thank you. a pair of suspected thieves face charges for using information from a contra costa newspaper list to burglarize a home in walnut creek while the owners were vacation similar to an incident involving the "los angeles times" where they took $1 million in valuables while people were on vacation based on a "los angeles times" delivery hold list. police believe an office machine repairman leaked the list and the contra costa times is trying to determine how the information was released. >> i have to get gas and i did not even need to put on a jacket. >> it is milder this morning. mike? >> you bigoted -- you big teddy bear. >> they are right. it is milder because of the cloud cover, from mid-40's to 50 degrees. not much radar return looking at the satellite. that is up in portland and toward seattle. the system will come through quietly but behind it we have sunshine tomorrow and a cooler weather, a little bit cooler but it will be nice to have the s
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. >>> wall street is bracing for a blizzard. keep an eye on linkedin today. the professional social media network shot up 10%. thanks to earnings that dealer doubled. >>> boeing stocks go higher. federal investigators have given the green light to testing of the dreamliner. >>> we'll see how apple fared day after. david iron horn called the company out for the bailout of cash. apple said it's consider the proposal of shares. they could build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits on the students and temporary workers in their china factory. >>> and bank of america got in on this, winter storm. >>> and the blue brew is bringing it back to the singer aisle with justin timber lack. >>> and if david beckham hasn't claimed he did all the stun
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
. thanks. >>> president obama is gearing up for another fight with congressional lawmakers. this one over the impending sweeping spending cuts that could have a major effect on you. kristen welker's at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: erica, good morning to you. senior administration officials say president obama will spend the weekend working on his state of the union address. it's a speech that will focus largely on the economy and the middle class. this as washington gets closer to yet another potential economic crisis. amy baca ohlert is a high school counselor from colorado. she's traveled to washington with other educators with a message to congress. >> the time when we are looking at ways to keep our schools safer, these across-the-board cuts would impact those positions and those people who keep our schools safe. >> reporter: she's talking about the so-called sequester. $85 billion in spending cuts set to kick in march 1. meant to be so egregious that lawmakers would have to come to agreement on deficit reduction. but that hasn't happened. and time is running out. >> if
FOX News
Feb 7, 2013 10:00am PST
intelligence agent. i'm grateful to president obama for sending my name forward. thank you for your service to our nation and strong support for those who defend it. this includes the extraordinary men and women of the cia, and inintelligence community so many of whom like me call virginia home and call you our senator. i would the not be here today without the love and support of my wife kathy, my life partner and intelligence professionals has made numerous sacrifices over the yea years. >> would you pause mr. brennan. if you would remove that individual, please, quickly as you can, thank you. [audience member talking] >> mr. brennan, please procedure. >> my wife kathy like the spouses of other service intelligence officials has made numerous sacrifices baring the brunt of family responsibility because of my profession and tribute to my three children who like the children of many cia officers and other national security professionals have had to deal with disappointments associated with an absentee parent far often than they should. and i'm very pleased to be joined today by my wife kat
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am PST
of president obama. charles payne, thanks. >>steve: an entire school stops and gives a rock star welcome to this waiter. wait till you hear what he did. it's the best story you're going to hear all day. >>brian: l you ca, -- luca the military dog gave one of her legs for soldiers. wait to you hear. this is so sick! i can't believe your mom let you take her car out. this is awesome! whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... go(mom) i rais my son to bester! careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be safe... i got a subaru. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru. who emailed it to emily, who sent it to cindy, who wondered why her soup wasn't quite the same. the recipe's not the recipe... ohhh. [ female announcer ] ...without swanson. the broth cooks trust most when making soup. mmmm! [ female announcer ] the secret is swanson. >>brian: despite her story, the widow of that lottery winner who was poisoned to death could get every penny of her dead husband's money. she -- he died as he was about to collect the jackpot. no one w
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
. thank you both for being us. dr. benjamin carson explains to president obama how the economy should work. we'll ask him what triggered that lecture to the president. that's coming up next. >> i'm not going to stop until the american people know what their commander in chief did for eight hours. >> sean: and new questions abouting raised about the president's dereliction of duty. mayor rudy giuliani is here. he reacts. plus i'll ask him about the ongoing manhunt in california. that's coming up next. i'm serious, we compare our direct rates side by side to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! i can't believe your mom let you take her car out.ck! this is awesome! whoooo! you're crazy. go faster! go faster! go faster! go faster! no! stop...stop... go(mom) i rais my son to bester! careful... hi, sweetie. hi, mom. (mom) but just to be safe... i got a subaru
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
, and is disgusting they would stoop to this. >> sean: by the way, targeted district, bob beckle. thank you both for being us. dr. benjamin carson explains to president obama how the economy should work. we'll ask him what triggered that lecture to the president. that's coming up next. >> i'm not going to stop until the american people know what their commander in chief did for eight hours. >> sean: and new questions abouting raised about the president's dereliction of duty. mayor rudy giuliani is here. he reacts. i'm serious, we compare our direct rates side by side to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! officewith an online package new colincluding: domain name,y! website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! all right that's a fifth-floor probleok.. not in my house
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am PST
, that are for joining us. >> thank you. >> former vice president dick chain is blasting president obama's picks and says ejeopardizing national security with nominations for secretary of state and secretary of defensing saying the performance of barack obama as he staffs up the national security team is dismal, frankly. what he's appointed are second rate people. aspirin iran -- >> officials bust a weapons smuggling team they say has iran's fingerprints all over it. that story coming up. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? did you know not all fiber is the same? citrucel is different- it's the only fiber for regularity that won't cause excess gas. it's gentle and clinically proven to help restore and maintain regularity. look for citrucel today. i'm here to pick up some cacti. it should be under stephens. the verizon share everything plan for small business. get a shareable pool of data... got enough joshua
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 11:00am PST
insight as usual. thank you so much, gentlemen. greatly appreciate it. >> thank you. >> absolutely. >>> right now, learning about the message and tone of president obama's state of the union tomorrow night. first read team writes, quote, while the white house maintains they're focused on the economy, tomorrow's speech puts a end to the chatter they hope that they haven't spent enough time talking about the economy. politico expects it will be aggressive writing it's less a presidential olive branch than a congressional cattle prod emboldened by verdict ri and convinced the gop is unwilling to cut deals, obama plans to use the big prime time address tuesday night for another broad challenge at a republican party he regards as vulnerable and divided. also today, getting a first look at a new ad from the superpac of gabby giffords. it is aimed to promote stricter gun laws. >> we have a problem where we shop, where we pray, where our children go to school. but there are solutions we can agree on even gun owners like us. take it from me. congress must act. >> let me bring in democratic
FOX News
Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
to have you here. >> thank you. >> this is disturbing news it? >> is. >> shannon: obama care was about making sure people were covered. how is this going to effect folks that are part timers? >> that part of it holds true. adp is the payroll company. they have access to the thousands of companies and millions of workers to see what is going on. they polled 300 very large companies and they said what is going on currently? they found that only 8% of part-time workers currently have healthcare. interestingly enough, 15% of them are offered healthcare but only half of them choose to take it. for those folks now they would automatically be eligible for state one healthcare. you get some sort of healthcare right away. that's the good news. the bad news is what it means for those part time workers and how much they are actually going to take home because there is that caveat in there that if you have more than 50 employees who work. you the employer are responsible for providing healthcare. >> what would you rather have health insurance or the paycheck that you had before and the wages you h
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! >>> president obama's reelection is in certain ways more important even though it's less emotional because it says that african-americans having a stake, a governing stake in this country is just normal, regular. maybe even unremarkable. and in a certain way, that's more valuable for our understanding of equality than the celebration of the first time it happens. it's really -- it's really when it becomes something you don't even talk about anymore that >>> the republican party has a new campaign going. it's called growth and opportunity project. as part of this new gop, republican party chairman reince priebus is visiting around the country. yesterday, mr. priebus held a, quote, african-american engagement and listening session in atlanta with african-american small business owners and community leaders from across georgia. of course a black republican blogger who was at the meeting, this means that reince priebus met with georgia's black republicans. mr. priebus told reporters afte
FOX Business
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am EST
. dennis: thank you very much. cheryl: president obama expected to speak today at 1:15 eastern time, less than an hour from now, pushing for a short term budget fix to delay across the board automatic cuts. dennis: baltimore furniture store loses big even though the ravens won the super bowl. let's have a look at the currencies against the u.s. dollar. that would be mixed. ♪ [ woman ] if you have the audacity to believe your financial advisor should focus on your long-term goals, not their short-term agenda. [ male announcer ] join the nearly 7 million investors who think like you do. face time and think time make a difference. at edward jones, it's how we make sense of investing. officewith an online package new colincluding: domain name,y! face time and think time make a difference. website builder with five pages and basic email just $49.99! that's up to 76 percent below online providers and only at officemax stores! at 24 minutes past the hour, i'm patty ann brown with the fox news minute. president obama is expected to ask congress to pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax
FOX News
Feb 10, 2013 4:00pm EST
. this is good news. we do have drought conditions across parts of georgia and south carolina. >> gregg: thanks very much. >> heather: a florida senator marco rubio will give the republican response to president obama's state of the union address. for the first time he will give that address in both english and spanish. he is also leading his party in the looming battle over immigration reform. late last month, any new measures must account for the illegal immigrants within our borders. >> i hope i never again in the future have to come back here and say, guess what, folks, we have another 5 million people here undocumented. let me be clear, i will not support any immigration bill that does not prevent that from happening. it all starts to deal with the reality we have 11 million that will be here without documents. we have to deal with that. >> harris: more staunch members of the g.o.p. to support membership for more illegals and should he? joining for debate is tony a national political correspondent for talk radio news surveillance and fox news contributor julie. first of all, the question g
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
representing s&p thanks so much. >> thank you. >> ifill: the 2012 election may be over, but for president obama, the campaign goes on. ray suarez has that. >> suarez: it was the president's latest bid to seize the spotlight on a major question of the day. today's issue: how the avoid across-the-board spending cuts now set for march 1. >> i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. congress is already working towards a budget that would permanently replace the quester. at the very least we should give name chance to come up with this budget instead of making an indiscriminate cut now that will cost us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> this was held in the white house briefing room. earlier the president was flanked by local police in minneapolis calling for stricter gun legislation. >> there's no reason why we can't get that done. that's not a liberal idea or conservative idea. not a democratic or republican idea, that is a smart idea. we want to keep those guns out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them. >> and last
CBS
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
. . >>> thank you for joining us. i'm hey hey. >>> the president's -- i'm jc hayward. john brennan has to answer some tough questions about the obama administration's use of human drone strikes. >> reporter: lawmakers get their chance to grill the president's pick to run the nation's top spy agency. it comes in the middle of a growing controversy over u.s. drone strikes targeting terror suspects overseas. brennan helped manage the drone program. >> there were many cases we're talking about hardened terrorists but we do need to have a different approach when an american citizen is involved. >> reporter: now the white house is letting lawmakers look at classified information explaining the legal justification for using strikes targeting american terror suspects. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are raising concerns about the program. brennan is also expected to face tough questions about his time as a c.i.a. executive during the bush administration and what he knew about enhances interrogation techniques. >> he's going to face questions from democrats about his prior role in detention and rend
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: a leaked document today put the spotlight back on lethal strikes by the u.s. government on u.s. citizens abroad. in response, top officials in the obama administration argued their actions are justified and legal. >> primary concern is to keep the american people safe, now do so in a way that's consistent with our laws and our values. >> ifill: attorney general eric holder today defended the justice department's rationale for authorizing the killings of americans overseas. >> we are -- we have as a basis for action that we take a congressional statute that allows us to operate against al qaeda and associated entities not only in pakistan or not only in afghanistan but in other parts of the world. we say that we only take these kinds of actions when there's an imminent threat, when capture is not feasible and when we are confident that we're doing so in a they's consistent with a federal international law. >> ifill: nbc news obtained a 16-page justice department white paper apparently prepared
PBS
Feb 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
&p, thanks so much. >> thank you. >> ifill: the 2012 election may be over, but for president obama, the campaign goes on. ray suarez has that. >> suarez: it was the president's latest bid to seize the spotlight on a major question of the day. today's issue: how the avoid across-the-board spending cuts now set for march 1. >> i still believe that we can finish the job with a balanced mix of spending cuts and more tax reform. congress is already working towards a budget that would permanently replace the quester. at the very least we should give name chance to come up with this budget instead of making an indiscriminate cut now that will cost us jobs and significantly slow down our recovery. >> this was held in the white house briefing room. earlier the president was flanked by local police in minneapolis calling for stricter gun legislation. >> there's no reason why we can't get that done. that's not a liberal idea or conservative idea. not a democratic or republican idea, that is a smart idea. we want to keep those guns out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them. >> and last
ABC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
karl in washington thank you for that. >>> meanwhile obama administration's controversial drone program targeting america terrorist suspects could be regulated by court. that possibility has been raised by testimony by john brennan, he defended the strikes saying they're launched only as the last resort. >> closely to intervening in civil war, leon panetta has revealed that he and former secretary of state hillary clinton wanted to arm the rebels trying to topple the syrian president. but the white house said no. >>> an suv through a front window, quick reaction, jumping over the bar. neither he nor the driver were seriously hurt. >>> finally a guy who's literally living on the edge. take a look at this skateboarder, it's a viral video, thanks to a wild and high-speed ride downhill. but, well the skateboarder in question in trouble this morning. police are looking in fact to arrest him because speed cameras set up on that street caught him at 68 miles per hour. >> whoo! >> please don't try that at home. >> thanks, josh. >>> now, to an abc news exclusive this morning. we have the first n
CNN
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am PST
ceremony at the vatican. actually, i can't wait. chris cuomo, thank you. >>> president obama plans to get tough with congress in his state of the union speech on jobs, economy, and the middle class. should the president use his bully pulpit more? it's our talk back question today. max has a nice little tra, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. do you guys ride? well... no. sometimes, yeah. yes. well, if you know anybody else who also rides, send them here -- we got great coverage. it's not like bikers love their bikes more than life itself. i doubt anyone will even notice. leading the pack in motorcycle insurance. now, that's progressive. call or click today. aarrggh! >>> now your chance to talk back on one of the top stories of the day. your question, should president obama use his bully pulpit more? don't expect tea and roses on president obama's state of the union speech. he'll come out swinging on jobs, the econom
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